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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203751
Last updated: 13 November 2019
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Date:14-JAN-1944
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Hawker Hurricane Mk IV
Owner/operator:438 (Wild Cat) Sqn RCAF
Registration: EZ228
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Heathfield, South Ayrshire
Destination airport:RAF Heathfield, South Ayrshire
Narrative:
Spun out of control from 1,500 feet. Pilot was J/27241 F/O John Charles William Hope RCAF.

Sources:

438 Sqn archives
RCAF/RAF accident report dated 18 Jan 1944
Veterans Affairs Canada http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2455393
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2018 17:29 tachel Added
07-Mar-2019 20:43 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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